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Survival guide to holiday parties with climate deniers

Blog entry by admin | 16 December, 2013

Last year, UN general secretary Ban Ki-moon said it was time to “prove wrong” those who still have doubts about climate change at the climate talks in Doha. Since it’s the festive season and you never know when you’ll wind up at the same holiday...

BREAKING NEWS: Maules Creek Coal Mine Protest

Feature Story | 16 December, 2013 at 13:48

BREAKING NEWS: On Monday morning, over 100 people gathered to protest the controversial Maules Creek coal mine in the Leard State Forest.

Hamba Kahle, Nelson Mandela: With Our Deepest Gratitude

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 6 December, 2013

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela speaking at the 90th birthday celebration of...

A HUGE thank you to all our volunteers

Blog entry by admin | 5 December, 2013

International Volunteers Day is celebrated each year on the 5th of December, a great opportunity to reflect on a huge year and all the fantastic work and the continued commitment of our amazing volunteer base across Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Dredging set to swamp decades of Great Barrier Reef protection

Blog entry by admin | 4 December, 2013

Niesen/Shutterstock.com Originally published in The Conversation After decades of work, A$200 million in taxpayer funding and even more from farmers’ pockets, we finally have a rare good news story to tell about the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks to...

Enough is enough; we need to reclaim our seas and fisheries now

Blog entry by Duncan Williams | 3 December, 2013

Greenpeace activists unfold a banner next to a cluster of foreign longline fishing vessels at a harbour in the Pacific reading “Fewer boats more fish WCPFC Act Now!” urging the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) to act with...

Remote Prospects

Report | 28 November, 2013 at 9:47

Adani Enterprises is proposing to develop a thermal coal mine complex in the remote Galilee Coal Basin. Coal produced would be transported by a greenfield rail line to Abbot Point Port, where the company proposes a new coal terminal in additional...

Arctic 30 Released On Bail

Image gallery | 26 November, 2013

Who is responsible for climate change?

Report | 21 November, 2013 at 22:10

Climate change is no longer an abstract concept that scientists and environmentalists discuss, but a reality of many people’s lives. Over the past few years record breaking and extreme weather events including sweltering summers, super-storms,...

Out of line: The failure of the global tuna longline fisheries

Report | 20 November, 2013 at 12:30

The longline fishing industry is largely operating outside of modern fisheries management due to resistance from flag states and industry to properly regulate and manage this fishing sector.

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